Saturday, April 9, 2016
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Anaheim Ducks travel to Pepsi Center to play the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday, April 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Ducks at -163 and the Avalanche at +147. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Anaheim comes into this matchup having played 80 games. They have an overall record of 44-25-11 and on the road they have a record of 19-15-5. Currently they are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 211 goals and given up 189 goals for a point differential of +22. The Ducks have 11 overtime losses including 4 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-3-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 43-36 and an over/under record of 31-33-16. Colorado shows up with a record of 39-38-4 including 17-19-4 at home this season. They are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 213 goals and surrendered 235 for a goal differential of -22. The Avalanche have 4 losses in OT and 0 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 3-7-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 36-42 while their over/under record sits at 39-38-4.
Corey Perry has accumulated 58 total points this season for the Ducks. He has 33 goals this season with 212 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Ryan Getzlaf has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 12 goals on 172 shots. He has 50 assists giving him a total of 62 points on the season. Frederik Andersen has 21 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Ducks. He has had 1,062 shots against him and has given up 88 goals. He has made 974 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Gabriel Landeskog has accumulated 52 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 20 goals this season with 167 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 32 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Matt Duchene has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 30 goals on 198 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 59 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 27 wins and 24 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 1,683 shots against him and has given up 143 goals. He has made 1,540 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Ducks have 99 total points this season. They have scored 208 goals while giving up 185 goals. They have had 238 power play opportunities and have scored 54 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Ducks have allowed 280 power play opportunities and given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.56% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Avalanche have a total of 82 points on the season. They have 47 power play goals on 259 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 254 power play opportunities and have given up 49 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Ducks have a total of 209 goals scored while they've given up 235 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.02%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Anaheim has a Corsi percentage of 52.1% as they've attempted 4,640 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,270 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.8% as they have 3,492 attempts while they've given up 3,125 shots on the defensive end. The Ducks start possessions in the offensive zone 49.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.2% for the season. They have 2,435 face off wins compared to 2,262 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.8%. On defense Anaheim has 2,200 hits and they've blocked 1,145 shots from the opposition.
Colorado has attempted 4,130 shots at full strength and they've given up 5,053 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 45% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.1% as they have 3,129 shots while they've given up 3,664 attempts on defense. The Avalanche have an offensive zone percentage of 49% and their defensive zone percentage is 51% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.8% as they've compiled 2,352 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,369 face off losses. On defense Colorado has blocked 1,389 shot attempts and they have 1,821 hits as a unit.
Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 43-36 straight up
The Anaheim Ducks are 31-33-16 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 36-42 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 39-38-4 against the over/under
Anaheim Ducks Injuries
10/29/15 LW Kenton Helgesen Foot out indefinitely
04/07/16 C Brandon Pirri Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
04/02/16 GO Frederik Andersen Concussion out indefinitely
04/01/16 LW David Perron Shoulder expected to miss 4-6 weeks
04/01/16 C Rickard Rakell Appendix expected to miss 7-10 days
03/30/16 D Kevin Bieksa Upper Body out indefinitely
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/30/15 D Brad Stuart Back out indefinitely
10/06/15 C Jesse Winchester Concussion out indefinitely
04/08/16 D Chris Bigras Foot "?" Saturday vs. Anaheim
03/27/16 C Nathan MacKinnon Knee out indefinitely
03/19/16 D Eric Gelinas Elbow out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of Tonight's NHL Picks.
Get all of Tonight's guaranteed Expert NHL Picks.